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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Earth Week Focus On Safe “Bike-to-Work” In Poor Areas

BROWNSVILLE - Bicycle riders from throughout the city share the same concerns for riding safely on city streets, so this fifth annual “Bike to Work” ride that started at the still under construction Zion...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Another Pedestrian Killed In A Hit-And-Run; Driver Abandons Car Few Blocks Away

EAST NY - A man was struck and killed by a car as he was crossing the street. The driver did not care to stay at the scene, drove away, and abandoned the car a...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...

Round 1: Three Candidates Will Split $2M In Public Matching Funds In The Public...

BROOKLYN - Three candidates get an early boost in the public advocate's race after the New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) doled out close to $2 million in the first round of matching...

Artists: Apply To Have Work Exhibited On DOT Property This Summer

EAST NEW YORK - Artists interested in having their work exhibited publicly on NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) property have until February 15 to apply to the DOT Art Program. DOT Art presents temporary public...

First Week Of The Year Brings Two Bicyclist Deaths In Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK - The first week of January closed with the death of another bicyclist in Brooklyn. On Friday, January 4 at 3:55 am  41-year-old Hector Ayala Jr. was riding his bike a block from his...

EXCLUSIVE: State Senator Salazar’s Team And Agenda

BUSHWICK — On November 6, State Sen. Julia Salazar was elected the youngest female New York state senator in history. She turned 28-years-old on December 30. Bklyner spoke to her new chief of staff, Boris Santos,...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Apartment Fire in East New York NYCHA High-Rise Injures Two

EAST NEW YORK - Just after midnight on Tuesday, December 18, a fire broke out on the 12th floor of a NYCHA high-rise in East New York, burning an apartment and causing some minor...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...
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